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Monarch backs scrapping of Senate

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The Onibudo of Ayetoro-Budo in Ogun State, Oba Adewunmi Odutola, has joined the chairman of Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF), Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State, and ex-governor of Lagos, Bola...

Fri Dec 6th, 2019     Read More →

Seven LG chairmen dump PDP for APC in Ekiti

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The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti State yesterday lost seven serving local government chairmen elected on the party’s platform to the All Progressives Congress (APC). They...

Sat Nov 30th, 2019     Read More →

Court annuls sack of FUOYE’s Lecturer, orders immediate reinstatement

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By Rotimi Ojomoyela Ado Ekiti-The National Industrial Court sitting in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory(FCT), has annulled the sack of Prof. Adeyemi Oluwagbemiga of the Federal University,...

Fri Nov 29th, 2019     Read More →

Afe Babalola condemns hate-speech bill, says it is beginning of dictatorship

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The Founder of Afe Babalola University Ado-Ekiti (ABUAD), Chief Afe Babalola (SAN), has described the controversial hate-speech bill before the Senate a pathway to dictatorship. The legal icon,...

Thu Nov 28th, 2019     Read More →

Breaking: Bill seeking gender equality resurfaces in senate

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Nigerian SenateBy Henry Umoru A bill seeking gender equality that would guarantee women equal rights with their male counterparts has resurfaced in the Senate. The bill which is being...

Tue Nov 26th, 2019     Read More →

We must root out all forms of violence against women, says UNGA President

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Prof. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, the President of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) says we must root out all forms of violence against women and children. We must invest in women empowerment and...

Tue Nov 26th, 2019     Read More →

Untold story of APC’s NEC meeting and how Oshiomhole survived ouster plot

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By the time the National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting of All Progressives Congress (APC) ended last Friday in Abuja, it became obvious that the party’s leaders did not buy into the...

Mon Nov 25th, 2019     Read More →

15m population stand risk of cancer disease in 2020, Expert warns

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By Rotimi Ojomoyela An Oncologist at the Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital, Ado Ekiti, Dr. Abidemi Omonisi, has said except something urgent is done, no fewer than 15 million people across...

Sat Nov 23rd, 2019     Read More →

ASUP condemns suspension of members in Bida poly

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The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP), has condemned the suspension of 10 members of the union by the management of Federal Polytechnic, Bida. Mr Usman Dutse, ASUP National President in...

Sat Nov 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Anglican bishop urges more commitment to war against corruption

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Condemns craze for wealth among youths The Bishop of Ekiti West Diocese, the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), the Rt. Rev. Rufus Adepoju, yesterday urged the Federal Government to do more...

Thu Nov 21st, 2019     Read More →

Stakeholders canvass equal ownership of mineral resources

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State governments have called on the Federal Government to resolve the issue of solid mineral deposits in their domain so that they could begin to benefit the royalties accruing from...

Wed Nov 20th, 2019     Read More →

Hate speech bill not to elongate Buhari’s tenure, Senate clarifies

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The Senate yesterday clarified that the hate bill sponsored barely a week ago by Aliu Sabi Abdullahi was not to secure an alleged third tenure for President Muhammadu Buhari by way of...

Tue Nov 19th, 2019     Read More →

My Husband doesn’t give me sexual satisfaction because he uses condom, woman tells court

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A Mapo Customary Court on Monday, in Ibadan, dissolved a marriage of 22 years; and advised married couples to fear God and uphold the sanctity of matrimony. President of the court, Chief Ademola...

Tue Nov 19th, 2019     Read More →

Tension in Ekiti varsity as management plans to sack 500

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There is palpable tension in Ekiti State University (EKSU), Ado-Ekiti, over alleged plan by the management of the institution to sack about 500 members of staff. The affected workers, according to...

Tue Nov 19th, 2019     Read More →

Fayemi, Dickson for Ukeh’s book launch November 25

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Chairman, Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF), Dr. Kayode Fayemi; Bayelsa State governor, Seriake Dickson; and business mogul, Arthur Eze, will grace the public presentation of The Powers That...

Tue Nov 19th, 2019     Read More →